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be the 3 percent: a leadership lesson we all need

Pre-kids Kayla took on-a-whim trips all the time. Two littles later, my spontaneity has waned. But when I got an email about a ticket to the Go Blog Social writing/blogging conference in Kansas City — with just a week’s notice — … Continue reading

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savor by shauna niequist review (& giveaway!)

For the last two weeks, I’ve been starting my mornings nose-deep in Shauna Niequist’s new book Savor: Living Abundantly Where You Are, As You Are. It doesn’t disappoint, friends. She combines stories and scripture to create 365 devotional essays that are real … Continue reading

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honest co. giveaway (perfect for new mamas + expecting moms!)

I’m in that stage in life where I’m attending a lot of baby showers. Many of my sweet friends are expecting through pregnancy and adoption and I’m just so thrilled for them! New life is certainly something to celebrate. One baby care … Continue reading

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Parenthood was an amazing TV series. Period.

On Thursday nights, I’d shuffle two little boys into their PJs, perform more than one dramatic reading of “One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish,” and whisper goodnight prayers. Then, I’d tuck away under a blanket of my own, grabbing … Continue reading

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believe

What do we believe? Like, what do we really believe? I think I believe a lot of good things about God. But sometimes I wonder — where did these good things come from? Have I formed my view of who … Continue reading

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let's have coffee (and free coffee for you)

I’m not what you’d call a morning person.  A typical rise-and-shine routine for me looks something like this: I fall out of bed and manage to see a few fuzzy shapes on my way down as I fumble for my Coke-bottle glasses. I stumble … Continue reading

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favorite adoption book for kids: a mother for choco

Every once in a while, we field a really silly adoption question. It goes a little something like this: Will you tell Joseph he was adopted? Our reaction is usually laughter. Because it’s a little obvious. We’ve been talking with … Continue reading

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